a Greek island in the SW Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades group: gold and silver mines. 28 sq. mi. (75 sq. km).
noun 1. a tube or conduit bent into legs of unequal length, for use in drawing a liquid from one container into another on a lower level by placing the shorter leg into the container above and the longer leg into the one below, the liquid being forced up the shorter leg and into the […]
noun 1. the action of a siphon. siphonage si·phon·age (sī’fə-nĭj) n. The emptying of a cavity, such as the stomach, by means of a siphon.
[sahy-fuh-nap-ter-uh s] /ˌsaɪ fəˈnæp tər əs/ adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the insect order Siphonaptera, comprising the fleas.
noun 1. a bottle for aerated water, fitted with a bent tube through the neck, the water being forced out, when a valve is opened, by the pressure on its surface of the gas accumulating within the bottle. siphon bottle noun 1. another name (esp US) for soda siphon